Yohan Lidon Scores L’Equipe 21 KO of the Year

Yohan Lidon states a knockout WKN world title victory over Karapet Karapetyan at Dark Fights II on Thursday 19th May in Paris, France.

Frenchman Yohan Lidon and Armenian-Dutch Karapet Karapetyan were scheduled for five rounds of world championship kickboxing. Super-middleweights headlined the second edition of Dark Fights held in Paris, France. The Capital Fights event aired live on l’Equipe 21 network and it is on the current KOMBAT Sport roster for replay.


The WKN kickboxing world championship Lidon v Karapetyan ended prior the final bell. Round four marked its ending when Frenchman landed his heavy left leg on the neck of Armenian competitor, dropping him to the canvas. Unexpected spectacular sharp shot beat l’Equipe 21 rankings proclaiming itself a ‘knockout of the year’.

Dark Fights 2 ‘Capital Fights’ was attended by the president of the World Kickboxing Network Stephane Cabrera who awarded Lidon with the championship belt and an exclusive WKN gold ring. French kickboxing star Jerome ‘Geronimo’ Le Banner also attended the gala as a special guest.

WKN Kickboxing World Championship / Oriental Rules / Super-middleweight / 5x3mn
Yohan Lidon (France) wins by KO R4 vs Karapet Karapetyan (Armenia)

Alongside with Lidon v Karapet challenge, the Capital Fights show held the total of four world championship bouts. Edouard Bernardou stopped Belgium Farid Hakimi in round nine of full contact contest. Portuguese Diogo Neves took points decision over French Christian Berthely in the K-1 challenge. Thai Yod Siam defeated Dylan Salvador in the muaythai clash.

Dark Fights is a 2016 four-show tour throughout France. The following installment will be held in Saint Tropez on August 4th. The final chapter will beautify Marseille in November. We will have more on this story as it develops.


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